Financial aid1

Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

The CEF subsidises adults with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training. Eligible applicants may submit unlimited number of claims for reimbursement of fees on successful completion of CEF reimbursable courses up to a maximum sum of HK$25,000. The co-payment ratios by learners (i.e. the percentage of fees to be borne by learners) for the first HK$10,000 subsidy is 20% of the course fee and that for the remaining HK$15,000 subsidy is 40% of the course fee.

CEF course list as below:

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date Difficulty Level
DFCT Diploma in Fashion Creation Technology 18 months 2024-05-13 (Mon) N/A
DFPD Diploma in Fashion Product Development 18 months 2024-05-13 (Mon) N/A

New Industrialisation and Technology Training Programme (NITTP)

New Industrialisation and Technology Training Programme (NITTP) is a funding programme under the HKSAR Government’s Technology Talent Scheme that aims at subsidising local companies on a 2:1 matching basis to train their staff in advanced technologies, especially those related to “New Industrialisation”.

The list of registered public courses under NITTP as below:

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date Difficulty Level
24K CDFD 061 Certificate in Digital Fashion Design 36-hour lectures and consultation & 12-hour self-practice sessions 2024-06-27 (Thu) N/A

ERB Courses

Non-placement-tied courses are fee charging and fees payable are based on the amounts stipulated at the time of application. Unemployed (includes non-engaged) and applicants with nil or low income (monthly income at or below $14,000) can apply for course fee waiver. Applicants with monthly income higher than $14,000 can apply for course fee subsidies. “Highly Subsidised Fee” and “Normal Subsidised Fee” of individual courses will be payable respectively by applicants with monthly income between $14,001 and $22,000 and those with monthly income above $22,001.

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date Difficulty Level
CL034HS Certificate in Clothing Alteration Techniques II (Part-time) 9 sessions (4 hours/session) N/A
CL031HS Certificate in Computerised Pattern Making for Fashion (Top) (Part-time) N/A
CL035ES / CL035HS Certificate in Pattern Design and Modelling Techniques for Pattern Making IV (Part-time) 40 hours N/A
CL030HS Certificate in Tailor-made Men’s Suit Sewing Skills (Part time) 23 sessions (2 or 4 hours/session) N/A
CL033HS Foundation Certificate in Clothing Alteration Techniques I (Part-time) 8 sessions (4 hours/session) N/A
CL026HS Foundation Certificate in Knowledge of Bra Product I (Development) (Part-time) 10 sessions (3 or 4 hours/session) N/A
CL027ES Foundation Certificate in Knowledge of Bra Product II (Pattern Making) (Part-time) 10 sessions (3 hours/session) N/A
CL028ES Foundation Certificate in Knowledge of Bra Product II (Sewing) (Part-time) 8 sessions (3 hours/session) N/A
CL010HS Foundation Certificate in Pattern Design and Modelling Techniques for Pattern Making I (Part-time) 6 sessions (4 hours/session) N/A
CL011HS Foundation Certificate in Pattern Design and Modelling Techniques for Pattern Making II (Part-time) 8 sessions (4 hours/session) N/A
CL012HS Foundation Certificate in Pattern Design and Modelling Techniques for Pattern Making III (Part-time) 7 sessions (3 or 4 hours/session) N/A
CL029HS Foundation Certificate in Technical Skill for Fashion Style Details (Part-time) 10 sessions (2 or 4 hours/session) N/A